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Jigawa Golden Stars grab away win in Aba, Wikki pause Rivers Utd winning streak

Jigawa Golden Stars secured their first away victory in the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season following a 1-3 thrashing their hosts Abia Warriors in Aba, yesterday. Utibe Arit Archibong put the hosts ahead seven minutes into the match,…

Insecurity: Lagos becoming more volatile place to live – group

A group of Nigerians in Diaspora, Yoru­ba One Voice (YOV) on Wednesday ap­pealed to Lagos State Gov­ernor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to urgently inaugurate the Southwest Security Net­work, Amotekun in the state. The group, which ex­pressed concern about the spate of insecurity…

Gunmen kidnap 18 Kano traders in Kogi

Unknown gunmen in Kogi state have kidnapped 18 traders from Kano state who were on a commercial journey to Abia state. The victims, all from the popular Kantin Kwari textile market, were traveling to Aba in Abia state to buy…

ASUU Strike: Lecturer turned taxi driver shot dead

A lecturer with the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Mr. Kyrian Nwoke, has been found dead in Abakaliki. His body was discovered on Monday near the popular Rice Mill with bullet wounds. Nwoke had gone…

Team Nigeria to participate in African Weightlifting Championships in mauritius

Team Nigeria will participate in the African Weightlifting Championships slated for April 1 to 8, 2021 at Vacoas in Mauritius. The Technical Director of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Christopher Nwadei, said the tournament would serve as an Olympic qualifier, stating…

WHO team arrives in Wuhan, China to investigate coronavirus origins

An international team of scientists led by the World Health Organisation arrived on Thursday in China’s central city of Wuhan to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus that sparked the pandemic. The group arrived late in the morning on…

Ndidi Dike holds installation, new works and media exhibition

Nigerian artist Ndidi Dike will hold a solo exhibition titled “Commodities of Consumption and Sites of Extraction in the Global South”. To open Saturday, January 16 at 3 pm it is in conjunction with Goethe-Institut Nigeria and will take place…

Passengers stranded as commercial drivers protest against alleged extortion in Lagos

Commercial bus drivers, yesterday, protested around the Agege-Ogba-Berger axis of Lagos State against alleged extortion by officials of the Lagos State task force. The development left passengers stranded around the area. The protesters barricaded the road at the popular Omole…

Death of Ndubuisi Kanu, Onyeabo Obi a great loss – Peter Obi

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has expressed sadness at the death of the former Military Governor of Imo and Lagos states, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (Rtd), and a…

Trump impeached for ‘inciting’ US Capitol riot

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” at last week’s Capitol riot. Ten Republicans sided with Democrats to impeach the president by 232-197. But his trial in the Senate will not happen until…

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